Brad Chacos

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    5 Handwriting Apps for Taking Notes on Your Tablet or Smartphone

    by on April 14, 2012

    The funny thing about Evernote and other so-called note-taking apps: Most don’t support note-taking of the actual handwritten variety. That’s a shame, because discreetly jotting down shorthand during a critical client meeting trumps pounding away at an awk…

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    How to Boost Your Visibility with Google 'Search, plus Your World'

    by on April 6, 2012

    Google’s new Search, plus Your World was ostensibly designed to give the search engine a personal touch by including posts from the Google+ social media network in standard search results. However, Search, plus Your World includes a feature called the Plus B…

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    Tech Review: Lexmark OfficeEdge Pro5500 Multifunction Inkjet Printer

    by on March 22, 2012

    If you expect to command $400 for an inkjet printer, then you’d better deliver the goods — and Lexmark does with its top-of-the-line OfficeEdge Pro5500. The Pro5500 performs like a laser printer, shattering the stereotype that inkjets lack speed and clari…

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    How to Build an iPhone App for Your Business

    by on March 15, 2012

    The numbers don’t lie: More and more people are turning to smartphones for on-the-go internet browsing, and their ranks are going to swell. Does your company have an app for that?

    Creating an iPhone app can be surprisingly cheap and easy — or startlingly ex…

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    Happy Customers (and Their Referrals) Keep This Dentist Smiling

    by on March 13, 2012

    When patients shop around for a new dentist, they tend to look for credentials, accolades, and longevity. Nashua, N.H.-based dentist Stephen Ura has all of the above: He’s maintained a private practice, the Center for Dental Excellence, for more than 20 year…

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    3 Free Security Software Solutions for Small Businesses

    by on February 27, 2012

    Running a PC without security software installed is like leaving a bank’s vault door wide open: You’re basically begging bad guys to swoop in and steal your valuables.

    Sticky-fingered hackers would love nothing more than to get their hands on your customer …

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    Free Email Solutions for Small Businesses

    by on February 10, 2012

    Even though social media and other alternative communications get all the headlines these days, email remains a vital tool for any small business. Costs associated with premium email services can take a bite out of your bottom line, however — and those expens…

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    Free Small-Business Software for Shoestring Budgets

    by on February 2, 2012

    Spending hundreds of dollars for productivity software doesn’t hurt quite as badly when you have an angel (investor) looking over your shoulder. But bootstrapping small-business owners who lack venture capital may struggle to keep their brand-name applications…

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